Les Elgart Sound Ideas / Half Satin & Half Latin

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CD Details

  • Reissue Producer: Jeff James
  • Released: March 14, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Collectables Records
  • Original Album #1: Columbia CL-1123/CS 8002 (1958)
  • Original Album #2: Columbia CL1567/CS 8367 (1961)

Description by OLDIES.com:

Along with his brother Larry, trumpeter Les Elgart led one of the more popular swing bands of the 1950s. These two albums were originally released by Columbia in late 50's and early 60's, and feature them at their very best.


  • 1.Willie Boy
  • 2.When The Sun Comes Out
  • 3.Vagabond Shoes
  • 4.I've Got A Crush On You
  • 5.But Not For Me
  • 6.The Coffee Song
  • 7.Twinkle
  • 8.Lazy Afternoon
  • 9.Could Write A Book
  • 10.Technicolor Dream
  • 11.Alone Together
  • 12.Light Flight
  • 13.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue
  • 14.The Ja-Da Cha-Cha
  • 15.When The Saints Come Marchin In
  • 16.Beat Junction
  • 17.Sidewinder
  • 18.Love For Sale
  • 19.When You Were Sweet Sixteen
  • 20.Let Me Call You Sweetheart
  • 21.The Touch Of Your Lips
  • 22.I'll Remember April
  • 23.Lonely
  • 24.Together

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Sound Ideas / Half Satin Half Latin Music Lover: from Wilton, ME -- May, 13, 2003

The BEST album Les and Larry ever made...I've been waiting for it on CD for years!!!

Gems For Sure Music Lover: from Campinas, SP - Brazil -- May, 5, 2003

Two classic albums from the late 50's ("Sound", side by side with brother Larry) and early 60's ("Half") that will delight all Elgart fans.
Slow ballads, soft swings and a touch of Latin, all presented with the unique sound of the saxes, trombones and trumpets created by the Elgart brothers in the early 50's.
Gems for sure. (Laercio Monzani Jr.)

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  • UPC: 090431757925
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